Sunday, December 15

bird Count

6:45 AM start

Early morning Canadas

Ma Nature's embroidery

Mallard and Bufflehead buddies

Belted kingfisher gentleman

One of these things is not like the others!

It is a Christmas bird count, after all

A solitary Solitaire

A Lady and her escort squadron

My grandfather's field guide, always carried for good luck.
Audubon Christmas Bird Count
 December 15, 2013
Rapid City, South Dakota

Tuesday, December 10

just sprucing things Up

Black Hills spruce
Picea glauca var. sensata

State tree of South Dakota

Sunday, December 8

endorsed by blue jays Everywhere

Order your down jacket today! It will keep you warm at -5, and the snow won't even melt off your back because of heat transfer.

Saturday, December 7

at -9F

You just put on your fur coat and go find some lunch. 
At least, Bighorn sheep do!

You might have a staredown with a human, who was wondering if you had some evil intentions toward the side of the Subaru.